Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Bulimia

Interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT) is a form of therapy originally developed to address the symptoms of the mood disorder called major depression. Practitioners of this therapy view interpersonal difficulties as one of the primary sources of mental health issues, and work with patients to improve four areas of interpersonal function. Current evidence supports the use of…

DSM 5 Loosens Rules for Adult ADHD Diagnosis

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition that begins in childhood and produces varying combinations of classic symptoms such as a reduced ability to maintain attention, diminished behavior control, and unusual bouts of overactivity. Prior to May 2013, the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) contained a definition for ADHD that…

Is Depression Causing You to Make Poor Decisions?

Under favorable circumstances, most people will do their best to think logically and make good decisions. However, life frequently produces circumstances that are far from favorable, and the impact of adverse conditions can significantly degrade the quality of the decision-making process. In a study published in 2009 in the journal Psychological Science, a team of…

Addiction’s Impact on Wealth Management the Focus of Breakfast Briefing by Promises Treatment Centers and Inheriting Wisdom

On July 19, 2013, Inheriting Wisdom and Promises Treatment Centers will host an event to educate financial advisors, entrepreneurs, family businesses and other professionals about the impact of significant life challenges like addiction and raising special needs children on families’ wealth planning. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 2, 2013 – On July 19, 2013, from 8…